Articles by Kate Parsons

Kate Parsons

Kate Parsons is the Chimes Campus News Co-Editor for the 2014-2015 school year. She is a senior studying Writing and International Development.

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Opinion: Food is never free

Sometimes people try to shuffle past me, eyes downcast. Sometimes they mutter something in response to my “have a nice...

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Bosnian-Americans a fixture of Calvin dining halls

Sebiha has already been up for three hours, but she still greets every student filing into the dining hall with a cheery...

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Reflecting on the Justice Studies in Honduras semester

Deep in the mountains of rural Honduras, where there were more coffee plants and wandering cows than people, our bus spu...

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Feature: Meet the Provost

 If you’re like many students, you may wonder why it took 157 nominations, 28 applicants and over a year of searching...

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Faith and International Development Conference offers free nonviolence training

This year’s Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC) includes something different in addition to the usua...

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Author and educator Nicole Baker Fulgham to speak on education

“Only 1 out of 14 children from a low-income community will ever graduate college,” reads a quote from The E...

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Christian jargon can be a barrier

“Church” translated into Spanish is “iglesia,” a delicate word that makes me think of stained-glass windows. I c...

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Consumer responses can change factory conditions in Honduras

“The Israelites went seven times around Jericho, and that was after they felt defeated,” one woman said. “We think...

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MGMT concert shatters stereotypes

MGMT played a sold-out concert in the Hoogenboom Monday night, shattering stereotypes of what constitutes a “typical C...

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Student governance representatives honored

After the first year of a new approach to student governance, the governance committee at Calvin honored all student rep...